2023 Annual Report

Some 2023 Children’s Week events:

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ABC Article


An interesting ABC interview article which focuses on the EQUITY ISSUES AROUND PLAY: Why are children missing out on the simple joys of play?

Previous Awardees – A Small Sample

Significant Support Award

Exceptional Young Person Award

Simone Xirakis

Significant Support Award To continue celebrating the amazing recipients of 2022 Children’s Week Awards, we bring you Simone Xirakis, a classroom teacher at Macgregor Primary
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Logan Firth

To begin, we introduce you to Logan Firth, a 16 year-old author with Asperger’s. Logan was nominated for an Exceptional Young Person Award for the
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Business Contribution Award

Exceptional Senior Award

Youth Commitment Award

Exceptional STEM Volunteer Award

Lauren Moloney

Exceptional STEM Volunteer Lauren, an advanced honours chemistry student at ANU has been voluntarily running STEM workshops for a group of young neurodiverse girls (aged
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Community Contribution Award

Intergenerational Award

Julie Ogden

Community Contribution Award During her 20 years of service to the community and, particularly, to St Thomas More’s Primary School, Julie worked as a classroom
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Julie Long

Intergenerational Award Julie Long has had a long career as a teacher in ACT government and non-government primary schools. She has also been actively involved
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